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  1. Robert. ?1430–?1506, Scottish poet. His works include Testament of Cresseid (1593), a sequel to Chaucer's Troilus and Cressida, the 13 Moral Fables of Esope the Phrygian, and the pastoral dialogue Robene and Makyne
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  • Henryson (Robert), a complete edition of his poems a desideratum, 38.

    Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851


  • Henryson has it in his Robene and Makyne, I haif thee luvit loud and still.

    The Bruce

    John Barbour

  • “I believe we are going to have a pleasant afternoon, after all,” said Mrs. Henryson.

    Vistas of New York

    Brander Matthews

  • How good it could be, without any convention at all, Henryson showed once for all in our own language by Robene and Makyne.

  • A scholar and a man of distinguished position, he has none of the lightness of Henryson.

    Chaucer and His Times

    Grace E. Hadow